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.Per capita income means how much each individual receives, in monetary terms, of the yearly income generated in the country.^ Per capita incomes in PPP are much higher in India then the rest of the Sub Continent, mostly due hight economic growth and low inflation.
  • Real per capita income: India behind Sri Lanka and Pakistan - Pakistan Defence Forum 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC www.defence.pk [Source type: General]

^ There were 51 counties in which per capita income increased by between $2,500 and $4,999 from 1991-2001.
  • OSEDA - Office of Social and Economic Analysis 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC oseda.missouri.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ Regional per capita income increased by $5,600 from 1991 to 2001 in the St. Louis District and by $4,715 in the Kansas City District.
  • OSEDA - Office of Social and Economic Analysis 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC oseda.missouri.edu [Source type: Academic]

This is what each citizen is to receive if the yearly national income is divided equally among everyone. .Per capita income is usually reported in units of currency per year.^ Per Capita Income > 11a.
  • Benchmark Related Programs & Documents - Oregon Progress Board: Benchmark Related Documents/11. Per Capita Income/11a. Per Capita Income: Metro 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC benchmarks.oregon.gov [Source type: Reference]

^ Search Results for " Per capita income " .
  • Nightly Business Report . Search | PBS 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC www.pbs.org [Source type: News]

^ Black per Capita Income, 1999 .
  • Alabama Maps - Income & Poverty 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC alabamamaps.ua.edu [Source type: Academic]

.When comparing nations per capita income reflects gross national product per person, but it is also used to compare municipalities within nations.^ Per capita incomes in PPP are much higher in India then the rest of the Sub Continent, mostly due hight economic growth and low inflation.
  • Real per capita income: India behind Sri Lanka and Pakistan - Pakistan Defence Forum 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC www.defence.pk [Source type: General]

^ According to the 2005 International Comparison Programme (ICP) in Asia and the Pacific: Purchasing Power Parity and Real Expenditure released on Monday, there is a huge disparity in real per capita Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the region.
  • Real per capita income: India behind Sri Lanka and Pakistan - Pakistan Defence Forum 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC www.defence.pk [Source type: General]

^ Real per capita income: India behind Sri Lanka and Pakistan .
  • Real per capita income: India behind Sri Lanka and Pakistan - Pakistan Defence Forum 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC www.defence.pk [Source type: General]

.When determining the per capita income of a community, the total personal income is divided by the population.^ Per capita income for each county is obtained by dividing total personal income of the county by the estimated population of the county in that year.
  • OSEDA - Office of Social and Economic Analysis 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC oseda.missouri.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ Per capita income?
  • Per capita income? (Compton: median income, living in, money) - Los Angeles - California (CA) - City-Data Forum 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC www.city-data.com [Source type: General]

^ As I said before, how is the per capita income based?
  • Per capita income? (Compton: median income, living in, money) - Los Angeles - California (CA) - City-Data Forum 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC www.city-data.com [Source type: General]

Per capita income as a measure of wealth

.Per capita income is often used as a measure of the wealth of the population of a nation, particularly when comparing countries with substantially different levels of wealth, however, it has several weaknesses as a measurement.^ Per capita money income, 1999 .
  • Kentucky QuickFacts from the US Census Bureau 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC quickfacts.census.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Per capita income?
  • Per capita income? (Compton: median income, living in, money) - Los Angeles - California (CA) - City-Data Forum 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC www.city-data.com [Source type: General]

^ As I said before, how is the per capita income based?
  • Per capita income? (Compton: median income, living in, money) - Los Angeles - California (CA) - City-Data Forum 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC www.city-data.com [Source type: General]

Economic activity that does not result in monetary income, such as services provided within the family, or for barter, are usually not counted. .The importance of these services will vary widely between different economies, both between countries and among different groups within a country.^ These groups exhibit unique variations in culture under a homogenous Greek identity rooted in history and Christian religion.

^ Per capita income varies greatly around the world, and the gap between relatively poor and relatively rich countries is becoming larger all the time.

^ For example, the difference in per capita income between the South Central Region (the lowest in both 1992 and 2002) and the East Central Region was $14,305 in 1992 but $16,168 in 2002.
  • OSEDA - Office of Social and Economic Analysis 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC oseda.missouri.edu [Source type: Academic]

.Per capita income gives no indication of the distribution of that income within the country, so a small wealthy class can increase the measured per-capita income far above that of the majority of the population.^ Per capita money income, 1999 .
  • Kentucky QuickFacts from the US Census Bureau 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC quickfacts.census.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The difference between per capita income in the St. Louis MSA and the Kansas City MSA and the remaining eleven regions increased from 1992-2002.
  • OSEDA - Office of Social and Economic Analysis 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC oseda.missouri.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ Regional per capita income increased by $5,600 from 1992 to 2002 in the St. Louis District and by $4,715 in the Kansas City District.
  • OSEDA - Office of Social and Economic Analysis 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC oseda.missouri.edu [Source type: Academic]

.As for the per capita income of the majority of the population, using the median income or Amartya Sen's welfare function is the more appropriate approach.^ Per capita money income, 1999 .
  • Kentucky QuickFacts from the US Census Bureau 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC quickfacts.census.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Per capita income?
  • Per capita income? (Compton: median income, living in, money) - Los Angeles - California (CA) - City-Data Forum 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC www.city-data.com [Source type: General]

^ As I said before, how is the per capita income based?
  • Per capita income? (Compton: median income, living in, money) - Los Angeles - California (CA) - City-Data Forum 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC www.city-data.com [Source type: General]

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Differing currency exchange rates between countries mean that a given amount of money (for example, one US dollar) has differing values in different places.

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.Per capita income means how much each individual receives, in monetary terms, of the yearly income that is generated in their country through productive activities.^ Meaning and Significance Per capita Income means how much an individual earns, of the yearly income that is generated in the country through productive activities.
  • Per Capita Income - Per Capita Income in India, Per Capita Income of 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC www.tradechakra.com [Source type: Reference]

^ Per Capita Income > 11a.
  • Benchmark Related Programs & Documents - Oregon Progress Board: Benchmark Related Documents/11. Per Capita Income/11a. Per Capita Income: Metro 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC benchmarks.oregon.gov [Source type: Reference]

^ Per Capita Income in 1989 Per Capita Income in 1989 .
  • Per Capita Income in 1989 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC www.cagis.uic.edu [Source type: Reference]

.That is what each citizen would receive if the yearly income generated by a country from its productive activities were divided equally among everyone.^ It means the share of each individual when the income from the productive activities is divided equally among the citizens.
  • Per Capita Income - Per Capita Income in India, Per Capita Income of 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC www.tradechakra.com [Source type: Reference]

^ Meaning and Significance Per capita Income means how much an individual earns, of the yearly income that is generated in the country through productive activities.
  • Per Capita Income - Per Capita Income in India, Per Capita Income of 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC www.tradechakra.com [Source type: Reference]

^ Per capita income is the value of an economy's gross domestic product (GDP), divided by its population.
  • Commanding Heights : Per Capita Income 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC www.pbs.org [Source type: Original source]

.Per capita income is usually reported in units of currency per year.^ Per Capita Income > 11a.
  • Benchmark Related Programs & Documents - Oregon Progress Board: Benchmark Related Documents/11. Per Capita Income/11a. Per Capita Income: Metro 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC benchmarks.oregon.gov [Source type: Reference]

^ Search Results for " Per capita income " .
  • Nightly Business Report . Search | PBS 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC www.pbs.org [Source type: News]

^ Black per Capita Income, 1999 .
  • Alabama Maps - Income & Poverty 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC alabamamaps.ua.edu [Source type: Academic]

.While per capita income reflects gross national product per capita income when comparing nations, it is also used to compare municipalities within nations.^ Per Capita Income > 11a.
  • Benchmark Related Programs & Documents - Oregon Progress Board: Benchmark Related Documents/11. Per Capita Income/11a. Per Capita Income: Metro 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC benchmarks.oregon.gov [Source type: Reference]

^ Black per Capita Income, 1999 .
  • Alabama Maps - Income & Poverty 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC alabamamaps.ua.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ In 1987 Alabama's per capita income ranked 44th in the nation.
  • Alabama Per Capita Income Grows 4.2 Percent in 1997 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC cber.cba.ua.edu [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.When determining the per capita income of a community, however, it is not economic activity that is divided by the population, but the total personal income.^ It divides the total by population to arrive at the per-capita figures.
  • Deseret News | Utahns' per capita income stays near the bottom 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC deseretnews.com [Source type: News]

^ Non-coastal per capita income is calculated by dividing the total income of non-coastal counties by the total population of non-coastal counties.
  • Per Capita Income 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC www.pepps.fsu.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ Per capita income for each county is obtained by dividing total personal income of the county by the estimated population of the county in that year.
  • OSEDA - Office of Social and Economic Analysis 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC oseda.missouri.edu [Source type: Academic]
  • OSEDA - Office of Social and Economic Analysis 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC oseda.missouri.edu [Source type: Academic]

Per capita income as a measure of wealth

.Per capita income is often used as a measure of the wealth of the population of a nation, particularly in comparison to other nations.^ Per capita income is often used as a measure of the wealth of the population of a particular nation, especially when compared to other nations.
  • How to Calculate Per Capita Income | eHow.com 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC www.ehow.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Definition Income per person in a population .

^ Search Results for " Per capita income " .
  • Nightly Business Report . Search | PBS 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC www.pbs.org [Source type: News]

.It is usually expressed in terms of a commonly-used international currency such as the Euro or United States dollar, and is useful because it is widely known and produces a straightforward statistic for comparison.^ It is expressed in terms of commonly used international currency such as Euro, Dollars because these currencies are widely known.
  • Per Capita Income - Per Capita Income in India, Per Capita Income of 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC www.tradechakra.com [Source type: Reference]

^ These are among the key trends evident in the latest set of comparative income statistics published by the United States Department of Commerce.
  • Per capita income slows, still positive | Article from Vermont Business Magazine | HighBeam Research 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC www.highbeam.com [Source type: Academic]

^ State officials use per capita income to determine school subsidies, and they have cut Cumberland County education funds because of the income increase.
  • Wars Boosting Per Capita Income 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC www.military.com [Source type: News]

.Particularly when comparing countries with substantially different levels of wealth, however, it has several weaknesses as a measurement.^ However, South Korea's per capita income level was very low compared with its economic size as the country's GDP ranked as the world's 13th largest in 2006.
  • Digital Chosunilbo (English Edition) : Daily News in English About Korea 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC english.chosun.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Figure 2 illustrates that countries on the same level of HDI as Ethiopia can have very different levels of income.
  • Human Development Report 2007/2008 - Country Fact Sheets - Ethiopia 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC hdrstats.undp.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Due to the difficulties of interpreting per capita income figures within a nation, per capita income is most often used to compare the standard of living in different countries.

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  • Economic activity that does not result in monetary income, such as services provided within the family, or for barter, are usually not counted.^ Since financial well-being and most major financial decisions are based on joint family income, the average household income is an important indicator of community economic activity.
    • City of Atlanta CDP - Per Capita Income 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC apps.atlantaga.gov [Source type: Academic]

    ^ What it does provide is a broadened prism for viewing human progress and the complex relationship between income and well-being.
    • Human Development Report 2007/2008 - Country Fact Sheets - Ethiopia 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC hdrstats.undp.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ It does not, for example, include important indicators such as gender or income inequality and more difficult to measure indicators like respect for human rights and political freedoms.
    • Human Development Report 2007/2008 - Country Fact Sheets - Ethiopia 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC hdrstats.undp.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .The importance of these services will vary widely between different economies, both between countries and among different groups within a country.^ These groups exhibit unique variations in culture under a homogenous Greek identity rooted in history and Christian religion.

    ^ Per capita income varies greatly around the world, and the gap between relatively poor and relatively rich countries is becoming larger all the time.

    ^ For example, the difference in per capita income between the South Central Region (the lowest in both 1992 and 2002) and the East Central Region was $14,305 in 1992 but $16,168 in 2002.
    • OSEDA - Office of Social and Economic Analysis 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC oseda.missouri.edu [Source type: Academic]

    See: Informal economy
  • .Per capita income gives no indication of the distribution of that income within the country, so a small wealthy class can increase the measured per-capita income far above that of the majority of the population.^ Per capita money income, 1999 .
    • Kentucky QuickFacts from the US Census Bureau 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC quickfacts.census.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ The difference between per capita income in the St. Louis MSA and the Kansas City MSA and the remaining eleven regions increased from 1992-2002.
    • OSEDA - Office of Social and Economic Analysis 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC oseda.missouri.edu [Source type: Academic]

    ^ Regional per capita income increased by $5,600 from 1992 to 2002 in the St. Louis District and by $4,715 in the Kansas City District.
    • OSEDA - Office of Social and Economic Analysis 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC oseda.missouri.edu [Source type: Academic]

    .See: Income inequality metrics
  • Differing currency exchange rates between countries mean that a given amount of money (for example, one US dollar) has differing values in different places.^ Meaning and Significance Per capita Income means how much an individual earns, of the yearly income that is generated in the country through productive activities.
    • Per Capita Income - Per Capita Income in India, Per Capita Income of 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC www.tradechakra.com [Source type: Reference]

    ^ The difference between per capita income in the St. Louis MSA and the Kansas City MSA and the remaining eleven regions increased from 1992-2002.
    • OSEDA - Office of Social and Economic Analysis 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC oseda.missouri.edu [Source type: Academic]

    ^ For example the difference in per capita income between the South Central Region (the lowest in both 1991 and 2001) and the St. Louis MSA was $14,200 in 1991 but more than $17,500 in 2001.
    • OSEDA - Office of Social and Economic Analysis 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC oseda.missouri.edu [Source type: Academic]

    See: Purchasing power

Some national per capita income levels

.Data on per capita income based on a country's total personal income are rarely available.^ It is the income available to persons for spending or saving.
  • Selected Per Capita Income and Product Items in Current and Real (1996) Dollars statistics - USA Census numbers 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC www.allcountries.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Tax evaders can easily hamper per capita income data.
  • Country Per Capita Income, Country GDP Per Capita 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC www.economywatch.com [Source type: News]

^ Per Capita Income > 11a.
  • Benchmark Related Programs & Documents - Oregon Progress Board: Benchmark Related Documents/11. Per Capita Income/11a. Per Capita Income: Metro 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC benchmarks.oregon.gov [Source type: Reference]

.Thus, the Gross domestic product (GDP) is more commonly used.^ The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) reports that in 2001 Nicaragua's gross domestic product (GDP) was estimated at $12.3 billion.

^ The India Per Capita GDP is the measure of the contribution made by each individual of India towards the gross domestic product of India.

^ Though the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate during the current fiscal is estimated to drop to 7.1% from 9% a year ago, per capita income is expected to soar by Rs4,801 to Rs38,084 during 2008-09.
  • India‚Äôs per capita income doubles in 7 years to Rs38,084 - Economy and Politics - livemint.com 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC www.livemint.com [Source type: General]

.However, the total personal income is generally lower than the gross domestic income.^ While the state domestic product of Kerela and Andhra Pradesh grew by 8.8% and 7% respectively, average income available to each person grew by 5.9% each.
  • Jharkhand and Orissa register highest per capita income rise - Economy and Politics - livemint.com 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC www.livemint.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Per capita income for each county is obtained by dividing total personal income of the county by the estimated population of the county in that year.
  • OSEDA - Office of Social and Economic Analysis 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC oseda.missouri.edu [Source type: Academic]
  • OSEDA - Office of Social and Economic Analysis 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC oseda.missouri.edu [Source type: Academic]

^ The prisoners are counted as a part of the population of the county but make little, if any, direct contribution to county total personal income.
  • OSEDA - Office of Social and Economic Analysis 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC oseda.missouri.edu [Source type: Academic]
  • OSEDA - Office of Social and Economic Analysis 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC oseda.missouri.edu [Source type: Academic]

A list of the top ten countries, and the lowest-ranking country, by GDP per capita (in terms of purchasing power parity - PPP - and nominal values) for the year 2005 x
Nominal per capita PPP per capita
1. Luxembourg 80,288 Luxembourg 69,800
2. Norway 64,193 Norway 42,364
3. Iceland 52,764 United States 41,399
4. Switzerland 50,532 Ireland 40,610
5. Ireland 48,604 Iceland 35,115
6. Denmark 47,984 Denmark 34,740
7. Qatar 43,110 Canada 34,273
8. United States 42,000 Hong Kong, SAR 33,479
9. Sweden 39,694 Austria 33,432
10. Netherlands 38,618 Switzerland 32,571
179 Malawi 161 Malawi 596
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This page uses content from the English language Wikipedia. .The original content was at Per capita income.^ Per capita money income, 1999 .
  • USA QuickFacts from the US Census Bureau 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC quickfacts.census.gov [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Per capita income?
  • Per capita income? (Compton: median income, living in, money) - Los Angeles - California (CA) - City-Data Forum 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC www.city-data.com [Source type: General]

^ As I said before, how is the per capita income based?
  • Per capita income? (Compton: median income, living in, money) - Los Angeles - California (CA) - City-Data Forum 18 September 2009 11:011 UTC www.city-data.com [Source type: General]

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